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    • Family Ties and Socio-Economic Outcomes in High vs. Low Income Countries 

      Daniele, Gianmarco; Geys, Benny (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Alesina and Giuliano (J. Econ. Growth, 15(2), 2010) illustrate that strong family ties lead to lower geographical mobility and reduced labor force participation of young and female individuals. We extend their analysis by ...
    • A faster procedure for estimating CFA models applying Minimum Distance Estimators 

      Kreiberg, David; Marcoulides, Katerina; Olsson, Ulf H. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      This paper presents a numerically more efficient implementation of the quadratic form minimum distance (MD) estimator with a fixed weight matrix for confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) models. In structural equation modeling ...
    • Får eiere som forventet? Hvordan anbefalingen om styreevaluering gjennomføres i norske børsnoterte selskap 

      Rasmussen, Janicke L. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Undersøkelser om hvordan styreevalueringer gjennomføres viser at det er avvik mellom eiernes forventninger til styreevaluering identifisert gjennom norsk anbefaling for eierstyring og selskapsledelse, og hvordan de ...
    • Fees, Reputation and Information Production in the Credit Rating Industry 

      Bizzotto, Jacopo; Vigier, Adrien Henri (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      We compare a credit rating agency's incentives to acquire costly information when it is only paid for giving favorable ratings to the corresponding incentives when the agency is paid up-front, i.e., irrespective of the ...
    • Feilbarlige ledere 

      Kvalnes, Øyvind (Journal article, 2010)
      Menneskelig feilbarlighet er en vesentlig utfordring for ledere. Ved å skape toleranse og trygghet for å snakke om feil kan det legges grunnlag for læring i organisasjonen. I operative miljøer vil det være avgjørende å ...
    • Finance and employment: evidence from U.S. banking reforms 

      Boustanifar, Hamid (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Economic theory offers competing hypotheses about how the cost and availability of finance influence labor market outcomes. Making use of the U.S. banking reforms between the 1970s and the 1990s as a quasi-natural experiment, ...
    • Financial constraints in search equilibrium: Mortensen Pissarides meet Holmstrom and Tirole 

      Boeri, Tito; Garibaldi, Pietro; Moen, Espen R. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      A key lesson from the Great Recession is that firms’ leverage and access to finance are important for hiring and firing decisions. It is now empirically established that bank lending is correlated with employment losses ...
    • Financial density selection 

      Marin, J. Miguel; Sucarrat, Genaro (Journal article, 2015)
      We propose and study simple but flexible methods for density selection of skewed versions of the two most popular density classes in finance, the exponential power distribution and the t distribution. For the first type ...
    • Finding Meaning in a Hopeless Place? The Construction of Meaningfulness in Digital Microwork 

      Kost, Dominique; Fieseler, Christian; Wong, Sut I (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      New forms of employment centered on the completion of simple and atomized tasks, such as online microwork, raise the question of the possible gratifications that could be derived from such work when compared to more ...
    • Firm-specific advantages: a comprehensive review with a focus on emerging markets 

      Adarkwah, Gilbert Kofi; Petersen Malonæs, Tine (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      We consolidate and comprehensively review the international business (IB) literature on the firm-specific advantages (FSAs) of emerging market multinational enterprises (EM MNEs). We do so through a systematic examination ...
    • Fiscal fairness as a political argument 

      Mahieu, Bram; Geys, Benny; Heyndels, Bruno (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Governments typically apply several tax instruments. The tax choice literature sees the choice among these as depending on the political costs involved. One source of such costs is (horizontal) inequity in the distribution ...
    • Fit for the fight? Illnesses in the Norwegian team in the Vancouver Olympic Games 

      Andersen, Svein S.; Hanstad, Dag Vidar; Rønsen, Ola; Steffen, Kathrin; Engebretsen, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Background: The development of strategies to prevent illnesses before and during Olympic Games provides a basis for improved health and Olympic results. Objective: (1) To document the efficacy of a prevention program on ...
    • Folkefinansiering 

      Heggernes, Tarjei Alvær (Journal article, 2016)
      Folkefinansering kan sees på som et nytt fenomen, men det har sin opprinnelse langt tilbake, og er en form av den kjente norske aktiviteten dugnad. Tilgangen på gode, digitale plattformer har effektivisert denne typen ...
    • Follow the Leader? Leader Succession and Staff Attitudes in Public Sector Organizations. 

      Geys, Benny; Connolly, Sara Jane; Kassim, Hussein; Murdoch, Zuzana (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Public sector organizations face regular turnover in top leadership positions. Yet little is known about how such changes affect staff attitudes. The authors argue that top leader succession may influence staff attitudes, ...
    • Follower jealousy at work: A test of Vecchio’s model of antecedents and consequences of jealousy 

      Thompson, Geir; Buch, Robert; Glasø, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The present study tests the validity of Robert P. Vecchio's seminal work on antecedents and consequences of jealousy. Specifically, we examine whether antecedents such as in-group status, supervisory considerateness, and ...
    • Food scares: Reflections and reactions 

      Veflen, Nina; Storstad, Oddveig; Samuelsen, Bendik; Langsrud, Solveig; Hagtvedt, Therese; Ueland, Øydis; Gregersen, Fredrik; Scholderer, Joachim (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The aim of this study is to investigate consumers’ reflections and reactions to a food scare news story. Previous studies indicate that risk communication not always is able to influence people’s behavior and that pre-existing ...
    • Football on television: how has coverage of the Cup Finals in Norway changed from 1961-1995? 

      Solvoll, Mona Kristin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      The aim of this study is two-fold: first, to investigate how the production practices of the TV coverage of the Norwegian Men’s Football Cup Final rely on journalism, drama and entertainment and, second, to analyse how the ...
    • Fordrer det noe spesielt å lede en samfunnsansvarlig bedrift?: Autentisk ledelse og samfunnsansvar 

      Ditlev-Simonsen, Caroline D. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009)
      Denne artikkelen tar opp hva som kreves av en leder for å sikre atbedriften oppfattes som samfunnsansvarlig. Krever det noe spesielt av slike ledere, og er dette «lille ekstra» autentisk ledelse? Artikkelen sammenligner ...
    • Forecasting cryptocurrencies under model and parameter instability 

      Catania, Leopoldo; Grassi, Stefano; Ravazzolo, Francesco (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      This paper studies the predictability of cryptocurrency time series. We compare several alternative univariate and multivariate models for point and density forecasting of four of the most capitalized series: Bitcoin, ...
    • Foreign aid strategies: China taking over? 

      Welle-Strand, Anne; Kjøllesdal, Kristian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2010)
      Over the past decade China has emerged as an important source of foreign aid for African countries. Providing aid on terms of its own choosing, China challenges the current foreign aid paradigm in four main ways: ...